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Author McCleary, Rachel M., 1953-
Title Global compassion : private voluntary organizations and U.S. foreign policy since 1939 / Rachel M. McCleary.
Imprint New York ; Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2009.

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Subject Voluntarism -- Government policy -- United States -- History.
Non-governmental organizations -- Government policy -- United States -- History.
World War, 1939-1945 -- War work -- United States.
United States -- Foreign relations -- 1945-1989.
United States -- Foreign relations -- 1989-
Description 1 online resource (272 pages) : illustrations
Summary 'Global Compassion' is an account of the relationship between private voluntary organizations (PVOs) and the US federal government from 1939-2005. The book focuses on the work of PVOs from a foreign policy perspective, revealing how federal political pressures shape the field of international relief.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Print version record.
Contents Preface; Contents; List of Figures; List of Tables; 1. Dispelling Common Perceptions; Questions and Issues; Overview of the Data Set; Trends in PVOs, 1939-2005; Points of Contention between PVOs and the Federal Government; 2. World War II: U.S. Federal Government Consolidation and Regulation of Humanitarian Assistance, 1939-45; American Neutrality, 1939-41; America at War, 1941-43; Consolidating the War Relief Effort, 1943-45; Comparison of Religious and Secular Agencies; From Relief to Reconstruction; 3. The Beginning of the Cold War and the Promotion of Economic Development, 1946-59
The Rise and Fall of the Ethnically Oriented PVOsGovernment-PVO Coordination and Cooperation, 1946-48; Coordinating Jewish Fund-Raising; Containment and Reconstruction, 1948-54; The Cold War and the Rise of Catholic Relief Services; Continuing the Pattern of Relief Aid; 4. The Internationalization of American Aid; Breakdown of Secular PVOs by Subtype; Permanent Humanitarian Uses of Food; Population Control and Food Production; PVO Neutrality and the Vietnam War; Protestant PVOs and the Rise of Evangelicals; The Security of Israel and Jewish PVOs; PVOs and the Secularizing of American Society
5. The Golden Age of PVO-State RelationsThe PVO-State Partnership; The Ethiopian Famine and the Maturation of the PVOs; PVOs as Policy Advocates; PVOs as Transnational Agencies; Religious Agencies; From Relief to Development; 6. Federal Decentralization and the Militarization of Foreign Humanitarian Aid; Shift in Foreign Aid Trends; The Political Maturation of PVOs; Division among the Evangelicals; Central America and "Low-Intensity Conflict"; P.L. 480 and the Quasi-Governmental PVO; The Parallel Humanitarian Role of the U.S. Military; Sustainable Development
7. The Commercialization of Foreign Aid"Reforming" USAID and the Loss of Competitiveness; Commercialization of Aid; How to Implement Aid; National Security and Foreign Aid; The Evolving Role of the Military; Disbanding the PVO Club; Transformational Development; Foreign Assistance Reform; Food Aid; The Future of Foreign Aid; Glossary; B; C; D; E; F; G; I; L; M; N; O; P; T; V; Notes; Bibliography; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y
ISBN 9780195371178
OCLC # 505050682
Additional Format Print version 9780195371178.